It’s always a good day when it starts with Tex-Mex Scrambled Eggs with Avocado and Salsa!
Forget boring eggs. This recipe includes a quick fresh salsa plus avocado. For your tastebuds, that means an early-morning fiesta. For the rest of your body, it means feeling full and energized until lunchtime. The healthy omega-3 fats in avocado have been proven to improve brain health, too, which makes this recipe the perfect candidate for students and parents alike.
Tex-Mex Scrambled Eggs with Avocado and Salsa joins the Chocolate Cherry Chia Shake, Hot Quinoa Cereal with Warm Berry Compote, and Blueberry Power Muffins on our Back-to-School Breakfast menu. It’s the yummy way to do back-to-school.
Back-to-School Breakfast – Recipe #3 – Main
Tex-Mex Scrambled Eggs with Avocado and Salsa
September 14, 2016
Say good morning with gusto! This delicious Tex-Mex breakfast recipe has the protein, fiber, and healthy fats you need to stay full and energized until lunchtime.
Note: This recipe contains eggs. If you have a sensitivity to eggs, this recipe is not for you.
Virgin Diet compliant: Cycles 1, 2, and 3 (unless you have a food intolerance to eggs)
Sugar Impact Diet compliant: Cycles 1, 2, and 3 (unless you have a food intolerance to eggs)
- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 5 mins
- Yields: 2 servings
1Combine the tomato, onion, cilantro, lime juice, and 1/4 teaspoon sea salt in a small bowl.
2Whisk together the eggs, water, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon sea salt in a small bowl.
3Heat the olive oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat.
4Add the egg mixture and cook, stirring gently, until the eggs are set, about 2 minutes.
5Divide the eggs between 2 plates, and top each with half the fresh salsa mixture and half the sliced avocado. Enjoy!
This recipe is part of the Back-to-School Breakfast menu, with Chocolate Cherry Chia Shakes, Hot Quinoa Cereal with Warm Berry Compote, Tex-Mex Scrambled Eggs with Avocado and Salsa, and Blueberry Power Muffins. Check out the Back-to-School Breakfast Menu and Guide for links to all the recipes, plus more handy tips and activities for happy, healthy mornings!
Originally published in JJ Virgin's Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook, Grand Central Life & Style, 2015
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Stay tuned for more back-to-school breakfast fun, including a helpful guide to ease your family into the new school year. We’ll give you tips to simplify your morning routine, fun and healthy lunchbox ideas, plus a great printable to help you stay in touch with your kids even when you’re apart during the day.